BennyK's Recent Activity

  1. BennyK replied to the thread How many of you use rudiments when you gig?.

    I love Baker's approach ... self explanatory . [MEDIA]

    Nov 18, 2018 at 11:17 PM
  2. BennyK replied to the thread Miles Davis Perfection.

    I don't know how many copies of this that I've owned in my life .... I keep giving them away, so I try to have two on the shelf always ....

    Nov 18, 2018 at 6:09 PM
  3. BennyK replied to the thread The most expensive spend on a drum (item)..

    @ 2007 - Yamaha Dave Weckl aluminum double strainer snare , can't remember exactly but over $700.00 plus taxes at Long & McQuade .

    Nov 17, 2018 at 4:59 PM
  4. BennyK replied to the thread Clarence Gatemouth Brown - How many never heard of him before?.

    Long ago and far away . Thank you Vera hope all is well for you . [MEDIA]

    Nov 16, 2018 at 12:49 PM
  5. BennyK replied to the thread Stainless Steel snares.

    I owned a Pearl stainless steel 5x14 and found it darker than regular steel . It recorded nicely, but in a bar gig , it was boxy and tubby .

    Nov 15, 2018 at 9:04 PM
  6. BennyK replied to the thread premier 8x14 mystery snare drum - black interior!.

    Were those Black Shadow Premiers black inside as well ? If so , maybe this is the matching snare for that kit .

    Nov 14, 2018 at 6:14 PM
  7. BennyK replied to the thread What's wrong with a drum if ____?.

    Malapropism is closer to what I meant .

    Nov 14, 2018 at 5:17 PM
  8. BennyK replied to the thread Have your equipment tastes changed over the years ?.

    Not so much equipment , but sizes . For years I was captive to that 10 12 14 20 fusion configuration , but was forever trying to get...

    Nov 14, 2018 at 12:21 AM
  9. BennyK replied to the thread What's wrong with a drum if ____?.

    almost a spoonerism

    Nov 13, 2018 at 10:12 PM
  10. BennyK replied to the thread How Innovative Was "Sunsine Of Your Love"?.

    Here's a couple divas who didn't seem to have any trouble negotiating the time signature . Baker gives the sax solo a nice 2 and 4...

    Nov 13, 2018 at 4:27 PM
  11. BennyK replied to the thread How Innovative Was "Sunsine Of Your Love"?.

    Baker's execution is precise and calculated, creating a forward leaning martial lilt. If you doubled the speed and incorporated some...

    Nov 13, 2018 at 4:06 PM
  12. BennyK replied to the thread Sciatica, for you old people.

    Your recent move from Florida .... I remember you posting pics of those boxes .... sometimes its helpful to trace the cause and try and...

    Nov 12, 2018
  13. BennyK replied to the thread Sciatica, for you old people.

    Me too with sciatica , Ron . I'm a real masochist - haven't smoked a cigarette since January 8 2018 . It takes me about 1 1/2hrs. to...

    Nov 12, 2018